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TechSec educational program announced

December 21, 2015Spencer Ives

DELRAY BEACH, Fla.—TechSec Solutions, the industry's premiere conference dedicated to new and emerging security technologies, announced its lineup of educational sessions for 2016.The conference will take place at the Delray Beach Marriot here Feb. 2-3.The first session will be “Biometrics: Battle of the body parts.” Moderator Ray Coulombe of Security Specifiers will take a look at four leading technologies—facial recognition, eye scan, fingerprint, and hand geometry. Then,...

Allegion. Jeremy Brecher, Ashley Ditta, Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital, blaine frederick, Brigham & Women's Faulkner Hospital, Chris Peckham, Christopher C. Moore, Colleen Dunlap, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Diebold Security


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Digging deeper at TechSec

July 15, 2015Amy Canfield

Exec ed Martha Entwistle and I had an excellent conference call yesterday with SSN's TechSec Advisory Board. We're gearing up for the annual conference on new and emerging technology, and our advisors assist us as we determine programming. One thing I can say at this point is that the educational sessions at the TechSech conference Feb. 2-3 will be different from what you've heard over and over again. I attended ISC West and ESX, and the people I met with and the panelists at the sessions I attended...

Jeremy Brecher, physical security, Ralph Nerette, Security Systems News, Sharon Shaw, TechSec


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In emergency management, be ready to 'roll with the punches'

February 6, 2015Amy Canfield

DELRAY BEACH, Fla.—Working in emergency management means “rolling with the punches” and having successful communication plans in place, says the director of security and emergency management for the renowned Dana Farber Cancer Institute in Boston.Rolling with the punches certainly came into play last month for Ralph Nerette, who was the featured second-day opening speaker at TechSec 2015, held here Feb. 3-4.In a period of seven days, Nerette was faced with the security fallout from...

Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Dana Farber, Ralph Nerette, Rob Hile, Security Systems News, SureView Systems, TechSec 2015


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Weathering the Blizzard of 2015 while preparing for TechSec

January 27, 2015Amy Canfield

As what has been forecasted to be an epic blizzard bears down on us here in the Northeast—and from what the howling wind sounds like outside it would seem the forecast will come to fruition—we are making our final preparations for TechSec 2015 in sunny, warm, blizzard-free Florida. We're thankful the storm is hitting now so as not to delay us from flying down to Delray Beach next weekend for what we expect to be one of the greatest TechSec conferences ever. (Check out the lineup ... ) Meanwhile,...

Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Ralph Nerette, Rob Hile, Security Systems News, SureView Systems, TechSec Solutions


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Taser, on a roll, focuses on hospital use

May 2, 2014Amy Canfield

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.—Taser International, coming off two banner sales years and “practically saturating” the law enforcement market, is focusing anew on hospitals.The company's stock price has risen nearly fivefold in the past two years, topping $20 earlier this month.“That's because we're not a one-trick pony. We've become a tech company, and that's what's really gotten the attention of the market,” said Steve Tuttle, vice president of communications for the company, based...

Bryan Warren, Carolinas Healthcare System, CHS, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, hospital security, iahss, Lawrence Harrington, MedStar, Ralph Nerette, Rose M. Miller


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Security Director News' '20 under 40' end users face challenges

February 12, 2014Amy Canfield

DELRAY BEACH, Fla.— Collaborating with other departments— especially IT—the practical use of video analytics and biometrics, and seamless integration were among the pressing concerns of young security pros at the TechSec Solutions conference held here in late January.Four of Security Director News' “20 under 40" winners were panelists for and educational session called: “Security directors' perspective: Young security professionals' use of new technology on the job.”...

Adam Parker, Chris Russell, Dante Moriconi, Demerle Lewis, Greg Black, Mike Wiley, Nick Santillo, Patrick Wood, Ralph Nerette, Ron Self


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Hospital leaders to integrators: Learn our unique challenges

January 31, 2014Amy Canfield

DELRAY BEACH, Fla.—Health care facilities have unique security needs and integrators who want those facilities' business would be more successful if they learned what their needs are, according to hospital security directors at TechSec Solutions, held here this week. A common theme at the Jan. 28-29 conference was the need for better communication between integrators and end users, and participants on the “Hospital Security: Checkup on Technology and Innovation” panel were clear...

hospital security, Keith McGlen, Ralph Nerette, Randy Propps, Rose Miller, shawn reilly, TechSec Solutions


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